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Author Dongala, Emmanuel Boundzıki, 1941-

Title Little boys come from the stars / Emmanuel Dongala ; translated from the French by Joël Réjouis and Val Vinokurov.

Published New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.

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 UniM Store  843.914 DONG MF30    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Petits garçons naissent aussi des étoiles. English.
Edition 1st American ed.
Physical description 246 pages ; 22 cm
Summary Matapari is an African child of the '90s, growing up in a world of the Internet, satellite TV, and where dictators remake themselves as democrats overnight. His uncle is a stooge for the dictator; his father is a recluse obsessed with proving that blacks played key roles in history. Dongala uses the viewpoint of a child to show up the world of adults, and how one perseveres in a corrupt and violent society.
Other author Réjouis, Joël.
Vinokur, Val.
Subject Children -- Africa -- Fiction.
Africa, Central -- Fiction.
Africa -- Politics and government -- Fiction.
Bildungsromans.
ISBN 0374184968 (alk. paper)